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Posted: 12 Jan 06, 04:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

OK so we know that The Darkness and others admit to being influenced by Queen, however who has influenced Queen over the years

Pick a song and tell me who you think influenced the style, recording style, composition style, etc.

Here's your starter Back Chat comosition and recording style influenced by Chic (for those too young chic were a funk band in the late 70's early 80's that had a run of hits with disco songs in a similar style. easy that one I know but off you go...


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Posted: 12 Jan 06, 05:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

AOBTD by Chic's "Good Times"
Life is real by Lennon's... err... "Lover", right?

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Posted: 12 Jan 06, 05:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Here's another 'Somebody to Love' Aretha Franklin or at least so I believe. Gospel influence and vocal style


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Posted: 12 Jan 06, 06:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

While I'm thinking about it here are some other simple ones.

Crazy Little Thing, Elvis
Need Your Loving Tonight, The Beatles
I Want It All, The Who
Get Down Make Love, Hendricks?
Sheer Heart Attack, The Sex Pistols


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Posted: 12 Jan 06, 06:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Not exactly about what you write here, but might be interesting too (about pre-Queen days):
http://www.queenzone.com/queenzone/forumnew/forum_topic_view.aspx?Q=507583

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Posted: 12 Jan 06, 09:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Very interesting, didn't see that thread


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Posted: 12 Jan 06, 10:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Son And Daughter- def Black Sabbath
Great King Rat- I can hear a lot Who in there...
It's Late- believe it or not- Free...
Hangman- def Free
Tie Your Mother Down- I've got an article where Brian says Rory Gallaher influenced the riff
Don't Stop Me Now- Elton John
Don't Try Suicide- sounds like Police at times...
Leaving Home Ain't easy- doesn't the melody remind you guys of... Abba?!
One Vision- without the whole synth crap could have been AC/DC
Innuendo- Led Zeppelin


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Posted: 12 Jan 06, 10:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Top Of The World Ma - Whole Lotta Love

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Posted: 12 Jan 06, 12:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Serry... wrote:

Top Of The World Ma - Whole Lotta Love


Get Down, Make Love - Whole Lotta Love


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Posted: 12 Jan 06, 14:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

'39 reminds me of Bron-Yr-Aur Stomp.

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Posted: 12 Jan 06, 15:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Spread Your Wings - story similar to "Rudy" by Supertramp

Cool Cat - "Reasons" by Earth, Wind & Fire